James Leslie HOWIE

Regimental number12/748
Addressc/o Mrs Cain, Gordonton
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, J Howie, Ohiro Road, Brooklyn, Wellington
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 15), nr Bapaume, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Wife: Margaret K. Howie, 166 West Graham Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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